CSCS Mock Test for Supervisors 2021

This CSCS mock test for supervisors features 55 random questions and answers to help you practice and pass your CSCS supervisor test in 2021. As you would expect, the supervisor test will not be as easy as the operatives test because of the added responsibilities attached to the supervisory role.

Most of the questions in this CSCS supervisor mock test are fairly straightforward, be aware that quite a few questions will require multiple answers and the only way to get a point for that question is by selecting ALL the correct answers.

TIP: if a question seems tricky try using the elimination method to get rid of the obvious incorrect answers.

Don’t forget to like, share, or comment if you found this CSCS mock test for supervisors useful. The pass mark for this test is 50 out of 55. Good Luck!!!

1. Why should you use a RCD with 230 volt tools?

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2. What is the largest size permitted for an unprotected gap between any guard-rail, toe-board, barrier or other similar means of protection on a scaffold?

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3. If a prohibition notice is issued by a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspector it means that______.

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4. How many people must be employed before it becomes necessary to record the significant findings of risk assessments?

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5. What is the purpose of the health and safety file that is given to a client once a project is completed?

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6. According to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, Which of these MUST be in place before construction work can begin?

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7. Precautions should be taken to avoid plant, materials and people from falling into an excavation ___.

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8. What danger is created when too much oxygen is in a confined space?

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9. A permit to work system is used to ___.

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10. According to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, what MUST a worker have if a contractor puts that worker on a construction site?

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11. What precaution needs to be taken to ensure that a dumper that is tipping materials into an excavation does not fall in?

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12. What should be used to protect people passing by from arc eye if electric welding is about to begin?

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13. According to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, how long MUST you keep inspection records?

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14. According to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, which of these MUST be provided before construction work can start, and also maintained until the work finishes?

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15. What is the first thing to consider when work needs to be done inside a confined space?

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16. What THREE details must be included in a method statement for working at height? (Choose 3 answers)

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17. According to the Work at Height Regulations, a competent person must inspect a working platform___.

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18. What does the Beaufort Scale measure?

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19. According to the Work at Height Regulations, a scaffold inspection report must be given ____ following an inspection.

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20. How should cylinders that contain liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) be stored?

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21. Where is the ideal place to rig a safety net?

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22. If a worker tells you they have work-related hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) it should be reported to______.

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23. What should a supervisor do if a scaffold is not complete?

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24. What is the main advantage of using a safety net instead of a harness and fall-arrest lanyard?

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25. Where should a sign specifying the number of people allowed on a passenger hoist be displayed?

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26. To check if a RCD connected to a power tool is working correctly you should:

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27. What item should be regarded as a last resort for a worker’s safety if he/she is working at height?

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28. What are the TWO main things you'll need when carrying out a COSHH assessment for a substance that is being handled for the first time? (Choose 2 answers)

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29. You need to use inflatable airbags to protect a small area, why is it dangerous to use airbags that are larger than the area that needs to be protected?

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30. Which TWO factors should be considered when adding first-aid facilities to a site? (Choose 2 answers)

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31. What is the purpose of edge protection?

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32. When is it necessary to fit guard-rails to a working platform?

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33. Which of these is a fall arrest system?

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34. How should access be handled when workers are working in a riser shaft?

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35. According to the Work at Height Regulations, the minimum width of a working platform must be____.

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36. A written Health and Safety policy is needed when an employer has ____.

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37. The maximum vertical height a fixed ladder can be climbed before requiring an intermediate landing place is ___.

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38. According to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, where will you find arrangements for managing health and safety on a project?

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39. Where should cylinders that contain liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) be stored when they are supplying appliances in a site cabin?

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40. When MUST the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) be informed of fatal accidents or dangerous occurrences on-site?

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41. Which piece of equipment is used in conjunction with a cable avoidance tool (CAT) to detect cables?

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42. The minimum height of the main guard-rail on a scaffold should be ____.

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43. Which source of information would be the least reliable when assessing the vibration levels of a powered hand tool?

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44. What is the first thing you should consider when choosing access and egress points on a work-site?

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45. What is the best way for a supervisor or manager to ensure that a method statement has been fully understood by workers?

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46. Which significant hazard do workers face when excavating next to a building or structure?

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47. According to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, Which of the following MUST be in place before demolition work can begin?

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48. Where should an emergency escape route lead?

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49. What is the first thing you should consider when putting people to work above public areas?

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50. Why is it dangerous to leave someone in a harness for too long after they have fallen?

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51. What should you do if you notice workers above a safety net are dropping off-cut materials and debris into the net?

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52. Where can you obtain details regarding the welfare facilities that must be present on a construction site?

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53. According to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, which of these MUST a worker have before they can start working on-site? (Choose 2 answers)

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54. If you’re using an airbag with a control leak rate feature as a fall arrest, you must ensure the inflation pump ___.

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55. A COSHH assessment tells you how to_____.

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Comments (3)

  1. Seamus says:

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  2. Alex says:

    Excellent stuff. I passed my supervisor test today, great website for practicing.

  3. A J Campbell says:

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